LEBANON – Foreign Nationals Excluded from Some Professions

In a decision issued 17 December 2015, the Lebanese Minister of Labour reserved to Lebanese nationals the exclusive right to practice certain careers in Lebanon.

However, foreign nationals may be exempt from this new rule if they are specialists or technicians in positions that cannot be filled by a Lebanese national. Moreover, any foreign national currently holding a Lebanese work permit will be allowed to continue to work in Lebanon until the work permit expires.

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LEBANON – Foreign Nationals Excluded from Some Professions.

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Fakhry Law Firm.